General Information




  • To submit your abstract (max. two pages), you have first to download the template displayed below. Then fill all the fields required on the tamplate, following the instructions.
  • Once completed, select here below the number of authors of the abstract. If the number is greater than six, fill in data for the first six authors and then submit via e-mail the data of the remaining authors (from the 7th co-author on; max 8 co-authors.)
  • Once selected the number of authors, you can upload the document turned into pdf file,
  • You are kindly asked to check carefully the information you submit here, since it will be included in the conference database and used for all conference related activities. Please write only the first name (neither middle-name nor middle initial) and the surname. Italians are suggested to fill in the affiliation in Italian and not in English.
  • If you submit a paper to Gianni Astarita Young Investigator Award, please read carefully the following instructions

Abstract template.

Please select the authors number of the paper.



Confirmation of abstract submission will be displayed immediately after submission.
You will NOT receive a confirmation by e-mail.

Information to Authors on abstract acceptance will follow the assigned deadline






Save the Date!

End of May, 2017-Call for Abstracts

September 29th, 2017-Abstract Submission Deadline

Early January, 2018-Notification of Acceptance

Early January, 2018-Registration Opens

End of March, 2018-Early Registration Deadline

20 - 23 May, 2018-Conference

June 11th, 2018-Manuscript Submission Deadline